Topics: Business

All Up In Your Business for Sept. 9, 2016


The ground-breaking for the Hilton Garden Inn in Carrboro will take place in the second quarter of 2017.

All Up In Your Business for Sept. 2, 2016

In 2012, The Trading Post antique and used furniture shop moved to Hillsborough after being a fixture in Carrboro since the 1950s. At the beginning of August, the store relocated back to Carrboro.

Southern Season sold for $3.5 million in bankruptcy auction


After declaring bankruptcy, Southern Season and its new owner, Calvert Retail, are looking to move forward.

He's in D.C. — Tar Heel alums find game day experiences hours away

For some Tar Heel alumni living in Washington, D.C., there's always another Blue Cup.

Tin Cup Joe brings new meaning to coffee on the go

When Chris Jordan was a child, he loved drinking hot Dr. Pepper. 

“As a child I drank hot Dr. Pepper on cold nights,” Jordan said.

25,000: When craft brewery growth is punished by legislature


When Steel String Brewery opened in Carrboro in 2013, it was the 85th brewery in North Carolina.

Now, three years later, the list has almost doubled.

Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of service


Meals on Wheels held an event Wednesday to celebrate 40 years of community service in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

Points for Pizza: App rewards students for staying off their phones in class

If students put their phones away for long enough, they can earn Franklin Street discounts. 

Krave kava bar celebrates first anniversary


After occupying its spot on Carrboro’s West Main Street for the past year, Krave has become much more than a bar.

Owners and executives worry the House Bill 2 is bad for business

Businesses are just as outraged.

Chapel Hill businesses push back against House Bill 2

Chapel Hill businesses have been standing up against the controversial law House Bill 2, passed on March 23.

Tom Ross to join pharmaceutical board


Former UNC-system President Tom Ross has found a new home.

He’s Not Here returns after 21-day absence


He’s Not Here reopened Friday, and patrons couldn’t help but celebrate.

Cat's Cradle, TABLE partner for charity during UNC/Duke game


On Saturday afternoon, music, donations and a rivalry came together at Cat’s Cradle.

Posters in business windows welcome refugees in Chapel Hill


All around town, the image of a man sheltering a child in his coat has appeared.

Millennials choose experiences over possessions

In the month of February alone, UNC senior Conner Frank estimates that he spent $2,600 on experiences rather than on things. 

Schoolkids Records to replace CD Alley on Franklin Street


Schoolkids Records, a record company that began in 1974, will return to Chapel Hill on March 1st as the company’s third location in the Triangle.

He’s Not Here, but will be back soon


He’s Not Here will close its doors for three weeks — including for the UNC-Duke game — starting today.

NC tech industry grows, but graduates aren't staying for the jobs

A new report shows growth in North Carolina’s technology sector, but recruitment difficulties continue to challenge the industry.

All up in your business for Feb. 5, 2016

Huntington Learning Center opened its new Chapel Hill location Monday.

Exploring faces of Franklin Street international food

Chapel Hill, a town home to a number of restaurants with an international focus, offers cuisine from various corners of the world and new perspectives for the town community.

Buzz Rides says they're growing even without money from Student Congress


Buzz Rides still doesn’t have funding from student government, but that isn’t stopping them from staying on track to give 20,000 rides this school year.

Orange County community leaders hold public forum on homelessness


When discussing the issue of homelessness in Orange County, community leaders challenged residents to learn more about the homeless population.

Land owner appeals plans for party barn to Orange County staff

Chatham county resident Kara Brewer is currently in the process of appealing to the staff of Orange County for the construction of a party barn after its initial rejection in November by the Board of Adjustment.

Chapel Hill sees losses in young professionals


There are fewer young professionals between the ages of 20 and 34 in Chapel Hill compared to in Durham and Raleigh, likely because of two major factors — affordable housing and limited job opportunities.